Heikki Kovalainen

Heikki Kovalainen is a Finnish ex-F1 driver from Suomussalmi who raced in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship between 2007 and 2013. He claimed pole position for the 2008 British Grand Prix and won the 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix with McLaren Mercedes.

Heikki's Kovalainen F1 Wins
Win NumberGrand PrixCircuitDateRoundNo.TeamChassisTyreGridWinning MarginRace TimeSpeedDistance
12008 Hungarian Grand PrixHungaroring3 August 200811/1823McLaren MercedesMP4-23Bridgestone211.0611:37:27.067188.790306.630


Nationality: Finnish

Date of Birth: 19/10/1981

Place of Birth: Suomussalmi

F1 Career Statistics

World Championship Titles: 0

Race Wins: 1

Pole Positions: 1

Front Row Starts: 5

Fastest Laps: 2

Podiums: 4

Points: 105

Grands Prix Entered: 118

Grands Prix Started: 111

Highest Race Finish: 1st

Highest Grid Position: 1st


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First F1 Pole

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First F1 Win


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